Mumbai: 654 offences registered, 839 booked for lockdown violations on June 3

Staff ReporterUpdated: Friday, June 04, 2021, 07:13 PM IST
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Mumbai: 654 offences registered, 839 booked for lockdown violations on June 3 | FPJ Photo

Mumbai: The city police registered 654 cases of lockdown violations on Thursday, taking the total number of offences registered since April 5 to 21,280. In these 654 cases, police booked 839 people, of which 37 are yet to be arrested. Police have booked all these accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code for disobedience of orders promulgated by a public servant (section 188).

According to the figures released by the Mumbai Police on Thursday, they booked 196 shop establishment owners for not abiding by the lockdown guidelines and keeping the shops open beyond the 7-11am time slot given to them. Police also registered 190 cases against those found loitering in public places without a valid reason, 185 offences for not wearing a mask and 44 for gathering in public places.

On Thursday, police booked 12 hotels establishments for operating despite lockdown and three cases were registered against betel nut shop owners. Police also registered 11 offences of illegal vehicular movement, three against those violating the quarantine norms and 10 cases were registered against hawkers, said S Chaitanya, deputy commissioner of police (Operations).

Police added that most violations were recorded in the central region of the city with 145 offences. Of the 839 booked under section 188 on Thursday, 37 were yet to be arrested, while 375 were released on bail and 454 were issued notices under CrPC. Mumbai Police also seized 127 vehicles and booked the motorists for venturing out without a valid reason.

As on Friday, Mumbai Police had recorded 8,902 cases of COVID-19 among their force, of which 100 were active cases. Mumbai Police had lost 119 of its personnel due to the Covid pandemic.

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